Don Shiman

Practices

Education and Clerkships

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2017

J.D., Rutgers School of Law, Newark, 2012, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Rutgers Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award in Tax Law; Editor, Rutgers Law Review

Master's Degree, Rabbinic Studies, Beth Medrash Govoha, 2006

B.A., Talmudic Law, Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 2003

Admissions

New York

New Jersey

Profile

Don Shiman is an associate in the Tax Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. He works on a wide variety of tax matters, such as those that relate to mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, security offerings, private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate acquisitions, cross-border structuring and cross border acquisitions.

Don works with clients from a broad range of industries, such as food, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and technology. He regularly advises clients that operate in the energy sector such as private equity funds, master limited partnerships and corporations.

Don has authored several articles relating to recent changes to federal tax law.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Preparing for Private Equity Merger and Acquisition Transactions,” CPAmerica Tax Conference, November 8, 2016

Honors

Haynes and Boone Handles Merger Named Top 2017 Deal by Texas Lawyer

Haynes and Boone represented Alta Mesa Holdings, LP in a merger that Texas Lawyer has selected as one of the state’s top deals in 2017.

ALM Media Properties, LLC - June 2018

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented a leading provider of mobility solutions in its strategic acquisition of another provider, enabling it to greatly expand its services and reach.
  • Represented a physical metals and minerals commodity merchant in the sale of its majority interest.
  • Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in the global financial services industry in its formation with capital commitments more than $4 billion.
  • Represented a major local broadcast television and digital media company in its merger into a public company.
  • Represented a foreign company in its issuance of multiple Eurobonds worth $2.15 billion.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its leading health care service company in a cash transaction valued at $1 billion.
  • Represented a real estate private equity fund in its formation with more than $1 billion in capital commitments.
  • Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in mature companies in its formation with more than $5 billion in capital commitments.
  • Represented a private equity fund focused on investments in middle-market companies undergoing a fundamental change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth in its formation with more than $2 billion in capital commitments.

Corporate

Corporate

Haynes and Boone Advises SunTx Capital Partners on Sale of Carolina Beverage

A Haynes and Boone team represented SunTx Capital Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm, in the sale of Carolina Beverage Group to Cold Spring Brewing Company, a portfolio company of Brynwood Partners.

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